Read Genesis 2: 1-3
The hands of Zerubbabel have laid the foundation
of this house; his hands shall also finish it; and
thou shalt know that the LORD of hosts
hath sent me unto you.
I recently got a new job at an agricultural research insti-
tution. When I first started, the job was challenging, and my
motivation was low because it was a new field of work for
me. The requirements for
promotion include writing
and publishing research
On many occasions,
I have started a research
project only to stop halfway through. Constantly abandoning
my work made me wonder if I would ever be able to earn a
One Sunday as I sat in the pew during the worship service,
my minister read today’s scripture verse. Suddenly, I felt
something fire up within me. My renewed passion was so
great that it sustained me until the end of the research project
I was working on at the time.
Many of us have projects we have left incomplete, dreams
we have abandoned, and aspirations that have gone with the
wind. But the words of Zechariah still ring true for us today.
With God’s help, we can finish the work we have started.
Prayer: Dear Father, help us to finish the works of our hands
by your grace. May we never leave undone the work you have
given to us. Amen.
Nwakuche Emeka (Nigeria)
Prayer Focus: SOMEONE STARTING A NE W JOB
— Zechariah 4: 9 (KJV)
Thought for the Day
God has given me work to
do, and with God’s help,
I will finish it.